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Growth Disorders in Children

There are thousands of medical issues which can impact a child's growth. We have compiled a list of some (with links as available) for your assistance.

This list is constantly changing and has some links to other support organizations. If you need more information pertaining to the conditions on this page, feel free to contact us.

To include a personal website regarding one of the following disorders; email and put Personal Story in the subject line.
To contact our office: Toll free in the U.S. call 800-362-4423 or (708) 383-0808.


3M Syndrome
6p25 Chromosome Deletion/ Riegers Anomly (Syndrome)
Aarskog Syndrome 
Addisons Disease
Adrenal Disorder
Alagille Syndrome
Albright Hereditary Osteodystrophy
Angelmans Syndrome
Androgen Insensitivity syndrome
Angelman Syndrome
Arnold-Chiari Malformation
Asperger Syndrome
Batten Disease Support and Research Association
Behcet's Disease
Bloom Syndrome
Bone Dysplasia (resembles Spondyloepiphyseal Dyspl)

Campomelic Dysplasia or Syndrome
Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome
Cartilage-hair Hypoplasia
Cat Eye Syndrome
Caudal Regression Syndrome  
Charge Syndrome  
Chondrodysplasia Punctata  
Chromosomal disorder 18p- 
Chromosome deletion 10 of 26
Chromosome 22 q 11.2 Deletion  (also called Velo-Cardio-Facial syndrome, Shprintzen Syn, & DiGeorge Sequence) 
Cleidocranial Dysostosis 
Cockayne Syndrome possible 
Conradi Hunermann 
Cornelia deLange Syndrome 
  1.   is the link for the home page of the CdLS Foundation (USA).
  2.   is the link for the home page of the CdLS online support group.
  3.   is the link for the CdLS World Organization 

Costello Syndrome
Crohn's Disease 

DeBarsy Syndrome 
Delayed Puberty 
Deletion Chromosome 2, possible GHD 
Diastrophic Dysplasia 
Down Syndrome 
Dubowitz Syndrome & CPP 
Dyggve Melchior Clausen

Edwards Syndrome
Empty Sella
Epilepsy Foundation
Epstein-Barr Syndrome 

Failure to Thrive
Fairbank Disease -  Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia
Fanconi Anemia 
Fetal Anti-Convulsant Syndrome 
Fetal Veapkote Syndrome / Fetal Balproate Acid Syndrome 
Froelich's Syndrome
Gerneralized Resistance to Thyroid Hormone 
Geroderma Osteocystlastica 
Graves Disease 
Hallerman-Streif Syndrome 
Hashimoto Thyroiditis 
Hydrocephlus - IUGR 
Hypocalcemia/Calcium Sensing Receptor Gene Mutation 
Hypophospatemic Rickets/AGHD 

Idiopathic short stature
Inflamatory bowel disease/excessive production of GH
Intra Uterine Growth Retardation 

Jarcho-Levine Syndrome 
Jeune Syndrome 
Johanson Blizzard Syndrome 
Juenes/Barnes Syndrome possible
Kallmann Syndrome
Kabuki Syndrome  
Ketotic Hypoglycemia 
Kleinfelters Syndrome 
Kniest Syndrome (blog by mom)

Laron Syndrome
Langer Giedion Syndrome Possible
Langerhans cell Histiocytosis
Larsen's Syndrome
Leopard Syndrome
Leri Weill possible
Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant/
LGH/Skeletal Dysplasia
Lupus Foundation of America

Mayer Rokinstanski Syndrome
Marshall Smith Syndrome
Meier-Gorlin Syndrome - Ear, Patella, Short Stature-RSS possible
Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia,type McKusick
Metaphyseal Dysplasia
Mixed Gonadal Dysgenesis
Moebius Syndrome
Morquio Syndrome A
Mulibrey Nanism
Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia 

Osteogenesis Imperfecta 
PAIS-Androgen Insensitivity 46xy 
Partial Trisomy 10Q 
Partial Trisomy 9P 
Pierre Robin Syndrome/RSS 
Pituitary Tumors
Pituitary Stalk Interruption Syndrome-PAN
Prader Willi    USA   or   NY Chapter
Premature Adrenarche (see Precocious Puberty)
Pseudohypoaldosteronism (PHA) 
Reciprocol Translocation of Chromosomes 7 and 9, possible GHD 
Seckel Syndrome 
Short Stature 
Short Syndrome 
Skeletal Dysplasia 
Sotos Syndrome 
Spina Bifida 
Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia
Tangiers Syndrome 
Trisomy 14, Mosaic Pattern 
Trisomy 18 
Trisomy 21 
trisomy 4 P +, GHD, genisis of the corpus colosom, ONH

Weaver Syndrome
Weill Marchesani Syndrome
Williams Syndrome
Wolf-Hirshhorn Syndrome also called 4P Minus 

XQ 2628 Duplication
XXX Syndrome, Triple X Syndrome

Zellweger Syndrome


Want to learn more, talk/network with a parent with an affected child or read personal stories of affected families? These features and much more are available in our Members Only areas and in our online Facebook groups.

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